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Re: EEML: Extended Environments Markup Language

From: <andrea.perego@jrc.ec.europa.eu>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2011 22:32:24 +0100
Message-id: <CAHzfgWB70i-1_qCikQ__tCencm=h04L-mT9T5apcQXiF33Q7MQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Myriam Leggieri <myriam.leggieri@deri.org>
Cc: Nicholas Humfrey <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, michael.hausenblas@deri.org
This is really an interesting project, Myriam. Thanks for having pointed it out.

I have however some concerns about the generated RDF/XML code.

I've just used the inContext-Sensing application and searched for data
from Dec, 26th to Dec, 28th, 2011 (Pachube view ID 17475), but I get
an invalid RDF/XML document (attached).

Besides syntax errors (namely, the use of kind of "blank" namespace
prefix - e.g. <:SensingContext ... /> ), the returned RDF/XML code
includes a couple of issues. E.g.
- the URI of what is clearly a FOAF profile used in a namespace
declaration (why??)
- the official namespace URI of the DCMI Metadata Terms is
http://purl.org/dc/terms/, and not
http://purl.org/rss/1.0/modules/dcterms/ (which is the namespace URI
for the RSS module for Qualified DC, and thus it is meant to be used
in RSS feeds, not in RDF/XML documents)

I would also like to ask whether the RDF/XML document can be directly
accessed via a URL. As far as I could see, the corresponding RDF/XML
code is just embedded into the HTML page, and then displayed in a


On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 6:24 PM, Myriam Leggieri
<myriam.leggieri@deri.org> wrote:
> Hi Nicholas,
> the Extended Environments Markup Language is used by Pachube and you can get
> the RDF representation (and linked data) of Pachube feeds by using the
> inContext-Sensing app at
> http://spitfire-project.eu/incontextsensing/index.php
> Best regards,
> Myriam
> On 26/12/2011 18:38, Nicholas Humfrey wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Has anyone taken a look at how EEML might look as RDF?
>> Example here:
>> http://www.eeml.org/xml/0.5.1/complete.xml
>> nick.
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Andrea Perego, Ph.D.
European Commission DG JRC
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